Home » Posts tagged 'NASA'

Tag Archives: NASA

3D Printing explained – Wow make and design your own shoes or objects out lunar rock

3D Printing explained – Wow make and design your own shoes or objects out lunar rock

http://youtu.be/w-gf4HsMuaY

Heard the expression 3D printing – this video explains it simply and boy it’s awesome. In a few years we can have our own printer making items around the home – whatever we want! Imagine designing your own shoes and having them appear on your printer – and then when you’re fed up with them recycle them into a new pair with changes on your design…oh and good for astronauts to make stuff out of moon rock should they get caught short of some nuts and bolts in space..it’s true US researchers have used a 3D printer to make objects out of melted simulated lunar rock, Imagine the possibilities!

 

Travis Taylor – Stay With It: You Have the Power to Change Your World

Alabama born and bred, Travis has worked with the Department of Defense and NASA for the past 25 years, but his oddest job was working in a chicken
house. He has above Top Secret clearance with the U.S. government, holds five degrees—in optical science and engineering, physics, aero- space engineering, astronomy and electrical engineering—and is cur- rently completing a second Ph.D. in aerospace engineering. He built his first rocket at age 6 and has been a space geek ever since. He is currently working on several advanced propulsion concepts, very large space telescopes, space-based beamed energy systems, high-energy lasers, and next-generation space launch concepts. Taylor has written more than 25 technical papers, 14 science fiction novels and two text- books, and has appeared in multiple television documentaries, includ- ing NGC‘s recently highly-rated special When Aliens Attack. Currently starring in National Geographic Channel‘s “Rocket City Rednecks“.